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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:
Date:Thursday 21 April 2005
Time:09:05
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Operator:Sun Air Pacific
Registration: DQ-FIE
C/n / msn: 660
First flight: 1979-12-20 (25 years 4 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:Savusavu Airport (SVU) (   Fiji)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Savusavu Airport (SVU/NFNS), Fiji
Narrative:
A DHC-6 Twin Otter, DQ-FIE, suffered a runway excursion after losing directional control on landing. The aircraft collided with a stationary Embraer EMB-110 Bandeirante (DQ-AFP) that was boarding
passengers by the side

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» In the High Court of Fiji at Lautoka civil jurisdiction - HBC No.250 of 2008


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